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Feb 27, 2013 6:00pm PST
ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. >> good evening. >>> i am julie haener. >> and i am frank somerville. >> investigators in santa cruz said the man accused of killing the two police officers was ready and willing to take innocent lives. we have team coverage. ktvu's robert handa is learning more about the two officers who were killed but we start with ktvu's alex savage and the new details about the suspect. alex? >> the gunman was angry and distraught. but those two santa cruz officer whose came to his house yesterday were unaware of his problems. they came tie the home down this alley way to question the shooter about a sexual assault case involving a co-worker. the two were shot to death that door step of the home. >> reporter: killed during a routine investigation. loren baker and elizabeth butler were gunned down by jeremy goulet. after shooting the officers the sheriff said he stole both of their service weapons and drove off in one of their police cars. eventually jeremy goulet was killed by police and found dead wearing body armor. the sheriff said people who knew the gunman de
FOX
Jan 31, 2013 6:00pm PST
>>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. >> good evening. >>> i am julie haener. >> and i am frank somerville. >> the three men accused in a home invasion of a couple in san jose are now facing criminal charges for a separate attack. ktvu's robert handa is live in san jose where he went inside the courtroom and tells us what the charges are. robert? >> reporter: well, the newest charge is attempted murder. there has been a lot of attention on the home invasion but during the crime spree police say they stabbed a man here, and that led to new charges today. >> reporter: the three men accused in attacks and rob -- attacks and robbies found out their -- robberies found out their charges. they had already been charged with 13 felonies, including a armed robbery on january 21 where a couple was bound with duct tape and their cars used as get away vehicles. the neighbor said the couple is still trying to recover. >> she was very shaken up. she needed help desperately. worried about her husband. >> reporter: today they pointed out
FOX
Feb 14, 2013 6:00pm PST
>>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. >> good evening. >>> hello. i am frank somerville. >> and i am julie haener. >> we begin with breaking news in the south bay. we have been following over the past hour. san jose police are investigating a shooting that left two people dead near a high school. news chopper 2 was over the scene and ktvu's maureen naylor is on the ground. she will have a live report coming up. >>> first, it is valentine's day and there is a bay area tradition that attracts huge crowds. ktvu's mike mibach is live tonight in san francisco where all the feathers are just about to start flying for the annual pillow fight. mike? >> reporter: the flectors will be flying any second -- flectors will be flying any second. hundreds of -- the feathers will be flying any second. hundreds of people for the pillow fight. as soon as they hear the clock the pillows will be going. a lot of these folks are on hot dates. and there we go. the great van der mars pillow fight under-- the great valentine's day pillow fight un
FOX
Feb 27, 2013 5:00pm PST
will be -- loren baker on the left and elizabeth butler on the right. ktvu's robert handa told us what he learned about the officers. first to ktvu's alex savage with new details and telling words about the suspect from his own father. >> reporter: well, even the father calls his son a ticking time bomb and today the sheriff said the two police officers -- police officers who were killed were unknown how dangerous jeremy goulet could be when they went to his house here yesterday, part of an investigation into a sexual assault allegation brought by one of his co-workers. the two police officers never even made it inside jeremy goulet's house. today the sheriff said the 35- year-old ex gone gunned them down and stole their weapons. >> it is our belief two of the three weapons he possessed belongs to the police department but we haven't confirmed that. >> reporter: after killing the officers jeremy goulet stole one of their police cars. but he returned to his neighborhood and that is where he was killed with a shoot out with police. the sheriff said investigators are learning more ab
FOX
Feb 26, 2013 6:00pm PST
>>> two police officers have been shot. police are just about to hold a briefing. ktvu's matt keller has more. matt, what have you learned? >> reporter: we are moments away from another briefing here. just outside the perimeter of the crime scene. we are waiting on an update from chp. about of minutes ago they told me two officers were shot. a van from the coroner's office is here. officers say the scene is still unsecured. they are going door to door in the crime scene area. we saw an armor vehicle come through in the past 30 minutes. i did see two women from a preschool. there is a lock down there. they also told me they heard of the first initial shooting then another 50 or so gunshots. there are other schools in the area. i just spoke with the sheriff's spokesperson anarchy told me they are going into all the schools and putting every child -- and told me they are putting every child on a bus. each of those five schools within this perimeter, including the junior high, preschool, elementary school, they are loading those children on a bus and they are going to be taking th
FOX
Feb 7, 2013 6:00pm PST
>>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. >> good evening. >>> hello. i am frank somerville. >> and i am gasiafrank somerville -- >>> hello. i am frank somerville. >> and i am julie haener. >> foot tracks and a burned car in big bear but the man hunt is still on for former los angeles police department officer chris dorner who gunned down three people. ktvu's eric rasmussen is live in the news room where he has been monitoring an update from law enforcement. >> reporter: tonight authorities say their search in the big bear area will continue weather permitting. a storm is expected later tonight. in a news conference we carried here live, investigators confirmed they found tracks in the snow. they are going door to door but haven't found chardonnay. we -- former los angeles police department officer chris dorner. he included a coin with three bullet holes in it and tonight bill bratton reacted on the coin that said thanks but no thanks, bill bratton. >> what you showed me is disturbing to anybody that would look at it. and i
FOX
Feb 21, 2013 6:00pm PST
today. ktvu's david stevenson in san francisco with the gun rights the police chief says will still be protected under this proposal. david-- >> reporter: frank, san francisco general hospital trauma center tells me that gunshot wound cases appear to be trending down over the past six years. still with the number of high profile shootings nationwide the city appears to enact new unprecedented gun control measures. san francisco supervisors today took up a proposed ban on hollow point bullets which inflict more damage than regular bullets. the proposal would make it illegal for anyone but police officers to possess this ammo. they also considered sellers report to police nissan franciscan who bought 500 or more. >> 500 bounds is not an excessive amount of ammunition. if you shoot at a range. >> reporter: san francisco's don dutile says he and other law-abiding gun owners buy ammo in bulk to save. >> if i'm not doing anything wrong why should i talk to the chief of police. >> reporter: the chief of police showed us guns seized by police. he said law-abiding gun owners buying in bulk have
FOX
Jan 31, 2013 5:00pm PST
, eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a monitor released a reported about the police department. he calls the lack of progress unacceptable. opd was ordered to implement 51 reforms as part of a settlement. the department is regressing. he says it continues to come up short when it comes to investigating complaints against the department and reporting the misconduct of officers. >>> the chp will continue patrolling the streets of oakland for the next 30 days. it is unclear who will pay the bill for the patrols. in november the chp agreed to help oakland patrol with the state picking up the tab but that deal expires today. the city and the chp are trying to work out a new plan to pay for the extra help. >>> in atlanta a student shot and wounded another at price middle school in atlanta. police say a resource officer subdued the shooter and took him into custody. the victim was hit in the back of the neck and the wounds are not life threatening. police locked down the school before busing students to parking lots where parents could pick them up. >> police believe they found the man wh
FOX
Feb 11, 2013 6:00pm PST
. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. >> good evening. >>> hello. i am frank somerville. >> and i am julie haener. >> they are accused of using city computers to share porn and gamble. ktvu's eric rasmussen talked with mayor ed lee today about who is involved and the punishment. eric? >> reporter: from suspensions to firing in this case. mayor ed lee says he would like the city to look at how it monitors the use of the internet and technology. some workers at this yard and another division could be looking for new jobs. >> reporter: at this p.u.c. yard workers knew why we were there. >> heard about it. >> reporter: one of the place wheres employees are suspected of using city computers to share pornography and online gambling. >> we are taking this very seriously. >> the allegations are disturbing. it is misuse of property for all the wrong reasons. >> doug: mayor ed lee wants an investigation finished soon and officials say t be complete in a week. for months they have been investigating a tip that they have been sending and rec
FOX
Feb 13, 2013 5:00pm PST
school. ktvu's maureen naylor is live there now with what police told you about this killing minutes ago. >> reporter: we want to show you what is happening. i am in front of the crime scene. this happened on 24th and julian. they moved us back several blocks. they believe what happened a young male, around 14, passed away after being stabbed. there was an altercation. i want to show you over here this man just in the last 5 minutes ran through the line saying that was his brother. it has been a very emotional day out there, details are still coming in. that young man was stand once. police are canvassing the area for a weapon. for those not familiar with the area, we are in front of san jose high school. we know the altercation broke ought around this area -- broke out around this area around 3:00 p.m. news chopper 2 is over head. police shut down several blocks as they continue to do this investigation. at this point there is no motive, they are still investigating. we asked if the victim could have been a gang member, they told us they are investigating that but that can't
FOX
Feb 18, 2013 6:00pm PST
service. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. >> good evening. i am frank somerville. >> and i am julie haener. an hour ago crews in the south bay recovered the body of a hiker who fell 100 feet off of a cliff at a popular park. ktvu's robert handa is in san jose and tells us what authorities are trying to find out. >> reporter: right now the medical examiner is trying to answer some of the questions raised by the death of a hiker here at this san jose park. the body was retrieved over an hour ago after a long painstaking process. >>> the view from -- rock park had to spend so much time and effort. search and rescue lifted the man's body at the north falls. >> the only way sut outis -- out is in the creek bed. it is slippery and wet and treacherous. >> investigators say the victim is believed to be a man reported missing on saturday before being found by rangers sunday afternoon. they say the man fell 130-170 feet but can't say how or why it happened. riskers say the area was posted as -- rangers say the area was posted as o
FOX
Feb 25, 2013 5:00pm PST
that will choose a new pope. ktvu's allie rasmus is live after speaking with the archbishop. >> reporter: he was -- became a cardinal in 2006 and now that the pope is retiring he will be one of the group selecting the next pope. >> reporter: a selection process that he never thought he would be a part of. >> never, never. >> reporter: [ inaudible question ] >> challenging. exciting. >> he spoke this morning. at 76 years old he will be one of 115 cardinals who will select the next leader. >> what we will look for is a mix of things. i will tend looking for a younger -- a younger man who still has energy for a while. >> reporter: he leaves for rome tomorrow. the next pope will need to rekindthal faith -- rekindle the faith. >> better ways of communication, belter ways -- better ways of presenting the beauty of the faith. >> reporter: he says the days before the conclave starts they will have meetings to get to know each other and decide what they are looking for. >> topics, areas of concern come up and they can call in experts to talk -- before they go into conclave. >> report
FOX
Feb 6, 2013 10:00pm PST
. ken wayne, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> we're tracking that next weather system in here now. it is some rain, but it's not the big storm that ken is talking about. we need something bigger than this to get the numbers where we want them. here's the computer model. 7:00a.m. tomorrow morning, you see showers showing up up here around the napa area and santa rosa. 8:00a.m., off san francisco, here you can see some activity. that's pretty moderate rain. that's the mortgage commute too. a central part of the bay is definitely getting wet. by 10:00 a.m., the showers move to the south bay. tracking this, it's right on the morning commute. it is not a huge storm, rainfall accumulations a quarter of an inch if we're lucky. when i come back, the latest computer, there's more rain. i'm going to run this through friday, saturday, and sunday as well. >> bell will be back at 10:20 with his complete outlook for how tomorrow's rain is going to play out. at 10:45, your extended forecast, including the weekend ahead. >>> we have new information tonight about the cold case disappearance of 10-year-ol
FOX
Feb 25, 2013 6:00pm PST
>>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. >> coast guard we are abandoning ship. we are abandoning ship. >> father's final call to the coast guard. the massive search that is on going right now 24 hours after that call for help was made. good evening. >>> hello. i am frank somerville. >> and i am julie haener. the u.s. navy joined the search for a man, woman and two children still missing at sea tonight. developing news. ktvu's jade hernandez is live where she has been with officials monitoring the search all day. jade? >> reporter: this has been a long and difficult search for the first time today as we heard earlier we heard part of the distress call from one of the family members and the coast guard is hoping someone recognizes the voice because they don't know who the family is or where they came from. >> coast guard, coast guard, we are abandoning ship. >> reporter: joining us live, petty officer, you have been with us, talk to us about the information you were able to get from that family member. >> that's right, the r
KICU
Feb 26, 2013 11:30pm PST
butler. matt keller, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the police department currently has 86 officers. >>> here is a photo now of one of the officers killed. it comes from the santa cruz sentinel newspaper. detective sergeant lauren butch baker has been with the department 27 years. we were told sergeant baker also has a son serving in the santa cruz police department. >>> today's deadly shooting followed several high profile crimes during the last few weeks in santa cruz. now some residents who are questioning if there's been a fundamental shift in what many considered to be a layed bound surf town. >> i want everybody to ask what the city is really doing about crime in this town because they're not doing anything. i mean this is the last thing that i thought would ever happen. it's just unbelievable. >> following news of today's shooting, social media lit up by people saying that they are shocked by what's going on. a student in santa cruz was shot in the head and robbed while waiting for a bus. she survived. less than a week later a 21- year-old woman was raped and beaten on the uc santa cru
FOX
Feb 26, 2013 5:00pm PST
. we are live here in concord. christian kaplan ktvu channel 2. >>> pleasantton, police are matting the death of a man whose body was found in a garbage. it was discovered about 11:45 this morning at the recycling center on bush road. news chopper 2 flewover heads investigators and police were looking for evidence. so far there is no word on the man's name or how he died. >>> the coast guard has suspended it search for four people who apparently abandon tear sailboat two days ago. eric rasmussen continues our coverage where coast guard officials acknowledge there is a possibility they maybe dealing with a hoax. eric. >> reporter: commander here said they are pursuing every avenue to find out what happened. the bottom line is they found no evidence of a boat or a missing persons report for the people who made a radio disstress call from the water own sunday. >> two days of searching. 20,000 square miles covered by air and sea turned up no sign of missing sailboat or the family on board who made a call for help sunday amp. >> coast guard here. abandoning a ship. >> while the coast gua
FOX
Feb 26, 2013 10:00pm PST
butler. matt keller, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the police department currently has 86 officers. >>> here is a photo now of one of the officers killed. it comes from the santa cruz sentinel newspaper. detective sergeant lauren butch baker has been with the department 27 years. we were told sergeant baker also has a son serving in the santa cruz police department. >>> today's deadly shooting followed several high profile crimes during the last few weeks in santa cruz. now some residents who are questioning if there's been a fundamental shift in what many considered to be a layed bound surf town. >> i want everybody to ask what the city is really doing about crime in this town because they're not doing anything. i mean this is the last thing that i thought would ever happen. it's just unbelievable. >> following news of today's shooting, social media lit up by people saying that they are shocked by what's going on. a student in santa cruz was shot in the head and robbed while waiting for a bus. she survived. less than a week later a 21- year-old woman was raped and beaten on the uc
KICU
Feb 27, 2013 11:30pm PST
funeral next week. maureen naylor, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> santa cruz is a college town, a tourist destination, and a beach community with a laid back feel. the mayor says these killings have left the city heartbroken. >> they weren't just officers, they're our friends, they're our neighbors. these are people we saw in our schools and in our streets. we're all impacted by this tremendously. >> reporter: at the bay federal credit union, donors can make checks out to the santa cruz police officers association. at wells-fargo, the police officer's association and the police department has set up the baker butler scholarship fund. >>> he said that the officers were doing a routine follow-up, and had no reason to expect they'd be in any danger, and that after the gunman killed them, he took their weapons, and their car. as ktvu's noel walker tells us, he didn't get very far. >> reporter: they spent the day mapping a crime scene unlike any the city has seen. startled, james cooper got out his cell phone, and with a shaky hand, started recording. he didn't know the gravity of what was hap
FOX
Feb 11, 2013 5:00pm PST
xvi will retire to a live of reflection and prayer in a monetary. ktvu channel 2 news. >> what many consider a strange mix, book bakers are offering odds on who will be the next pope. 3-1 on peter turkson. and 4-1 on frances of nigeria. >> we spoke to people to see what they think and we will have that starry in a couple -- story in a couple minute. >> the archdiocese says those who know him and watched his life unfold, can see that this decision to step down was motivated by what best serves the good of the church. you will find more coverage on our website and how the process works, go to www.ktvu.com and click on the pope resign's tab. >>> even though a man hunt is still underway for a former los angeles police officer, chris dorner, the district attorney filed murder charges against them that stems from a shooting targeting two police officers, one officer was killed. the los angeles police department are offering a $1 million reward for information that leads to chris dorner's capture. they are following up on hundreds of tips. as we reported last week, chris dorner left a writ
FOX
Feb 13, 2013 6:00pm PST
zuckerberg. ktvu's ken pritchett is live where proesters gathered. ken? >> reporter: mark zuckerberg's quiet neighborhood is anything but today. helicopters fly -- helicopters flying over head. there are 50 protesters here to let donors arriving at mark zuckerberg's home know about what they describe as chris christie's record as they see it. we are awaiting the arrival of the new jersey governor. he is here for his 2014 reelection campaign for governor. many might be surprised mark zuckerberg would host the fundraiser for chris christie after holding a fundraiser for president obama. they want the guests arriving to know about the governor's record, saying he funded planned parenthood and they are upset with chris christie and mark zuckerberg alive. >> he is the founder of facebook. 58% of facebook users are women. >> reporter: the guest list was kept quiet. we don't know how many people will be here but they can donate $3,800. $3,800 based on new jersey law. it is supposed to start at 6:00 p.m. and go till 8:00 p.m. tonight. we are still awaiting the arrival of new jersey governor ch
FOX
Feb 4, 2013 6:00pm PST
>>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. >>> good evening. >>> i am julie haener. >> and i am frank somerville. >> we begin with new video of a crash in oakland today. i want to show you surveillance video that we got into the news room within the last half hour. you can see the collision as it happened this morning. the crash happened on foothill boulevard near 36 avenue. the woman collided with a sedan. the woman in the jeep died at the scene. you can see a pedestrian who appears to be struck. police haven't released information on the pedestrian's condition. the driver of the car was taken to the hospital with a injury to the arm. a relative identified her as monique perez. we have a crew going through the video and talking to witnesses and police about what happened. we will have more information for you tonight on the 10:00 p.m. news. >>> routine delivery turned into a dangerous situation. new tonight at 6:00 p.m., ktvu's jade hernandez is live in contra costa county where they are cleaning up a toxic leak. jade? >> re
FOX
Feb 14, 2013 5:00pm PST
the suspect's home. ktvu's robert handa is there. what did they find today? >> reporter: well, the long painstaking search continues at this house today and even though details are coming out clowely, law enforcement -- slowly, law enforcement is finding dangerous material inside, including bombs ready to be used. >> reporter: bomb squad is examining the materials inside this home in santa clara. items are being tested before being removed. the bomb squad used this trailer to transport five devices away from the area where they were blown up, similar to tuesday night, captured on this surveillance video. today's devices were not just potentially dangerous. >> they were complete and ready to use. so that would be the difference. they were complete, ready to be implemented in whatever use he may have been planning. >> reporter: what everett basham he may have been planning to do is what investigators are trying to find out and what the neighbors are still coming to terms with. >> he was a recluse. we didn't see him often. he kept to himself. >> reporter: what do you think about all t
FOX
Feb 27, 2013 10:00pm PST
will be a dual funeral next week. maureen naylor, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> santa cruz is a college town, a tourist destination, and a beach community with a laid back feel. the mayor says these killings have left the city heartbroken. >> they weren't just officers, they're our friends, they're our neighbors. these are people we saw in our schools and in our streets. we're all impacted by this tremendously. >> reporter: at the bay federal credit union, donors can make checks out to the santa cruz police officers association. at wells-fargo, the police officer's association and the police department has set up the baker butler scholarship fund. >>> he said that the officers were doing a routine follow-up, and had no reason to expect they'd be in any danger, and that after the gunman killed them, he took their weapons, and their car. as ktvu's noel walker tells us, he didn't get very far. >> reporter: they spent the day mapping a crime scene unlike any the city has seen. startled, james cooper got out his cell phone, and with a shaky hand, started recording. he didn't know the gravity
KICU
Feb 6, 2013 11:30pm PST
for one or two more good storms to ease those water worries. ken wayne, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> we're tracking that next weather system in here now. it is some rain, but it's not the big storm that ken is talking about. we need something bigger than this to get the numbers where we want them. here's the computer model. 7:00a.m. tomorrow morning, you see showers showing up up here around the napa area and santa rosa. 8:00a.m., off san francisco, here you can see some activity. that's pretty moderate rain. that's the mortgage commute too. a central part of the bay is definitely getting wet. by 10:00 a.m., the showers move to the south bay. tracking this, it's right on the morning commute. it is not a huge storm, rainfall accumulations a quarter of an inch if we're lucky. when i come back, the latest computer, there's more rain. i'm going to run this through friday, saturday, and sunday as well. >> bell will be back at 10:20 with his complete outlook for how tomorrow's rain is going to play out. at 10:45, your extended forecast, including the weekend ahead. >>> we have new inf
FOX
Feb 6, 2013 12:00pm PST
powell. it happened less than two hours ago. ktvu's david stevenson joins us live from the scene. we understand there are injuries. >> reporter: that's right. they have just started moving the cable car out of the way, cable car 25. it's an active investigation going on right now with muni workers and the san francisco police department investigating what went wrong with cable car 25 that sent passengers to the hospital. take a look at this video. this happened at about 10:18 this morning. police say the packed cable car was proceeding down powell street. it had just crossed washington street when it stopped short, slamming passengers and crews into windows and each other. one passenger was ejected into the street. >> the cable car was coming down here southbound and it had about 50 passengers on board. when it hit a bolt in the middle of the roadway, it stopped the car dead. we lost one person off of the vehicle, female fell off, hurt her leg. >> the people crashing into each other, and then i, i, i hear scream. >> reporter: that was one of a number of tourists riding on the cable c
KICU
Feb 27, 2013 7:00pm PST
, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> more details about the moments that claimed the lives of the officers. investigators say the 2 officer it is arrived at goule it's home in plain clothes. after killing the officers, he stole both of their service respects and drove off in a police car. he was killed within minutes by responding officers and sheriff's deputies. >> all of santa cruise's 60,000 residents of mourning the death of the 2 police officers. some people today said they were feeling a personal loss. >> butch had a wicked sense of humor. butch was fun to talk to and he was so sweet. >> i'm devastated. it just hurts deep, and i didn't know them personally, but i loved santa cruise -- i love santa cruise pd. >> a memorial outside the station has been growing every day, people stopping by with cards and candles. you'll find ktvu channel 2. >>> authorities laid out the entire timeline. >>> the search for paula lopez began about 10 a.m.. the sheriffs department used helicopters to look for her. the family notified the station she had returned. it's not yet clear if she knew known was lo
FOX
Feb 1, 2013 6:00am PST
. >> and our live team coverage of the 49ers and the super bowl continues now with ktvu joe fonzi. joe is live in new orleans with the team and nfl hall of famer who has views. >> reporter: one of the things i love about new orleans 19 fact in addition to the mix of culture, there is history everywhere you turn. now new orleans has a reputation of where the bars never close. we found one that is closed at 8:00 this morning. this is la feet black smith shop bar. named for the pirate of the caribbean himself. now in addition to hanging it here he is being credited as one of the heros of the war of 1812. they started building it around 1722. we ran into a pretty interesting character yesterday. mike is in the pro football hall of fame for his efforts as a player. he was the coach of the world champion chicago bears in the 1985 season. he also was a coach of a guy by the name of jim harbaugh who was his quarterback. they are both firey guys. firey personalities and there was a time when they just frankly didn't get along all that well. but he says he's mellowed in his later years. the two
FOX
Feb 25, 2013 6:00am PST
mateo county. ktvu tara moriarty just received new information from the coast guard. >>> also plenty of surprises at the oscars. the academy awards big winners and big losers. >>> good morning. weak system coming in. will temperatures cool down a little bit or is there more warmer weather on the way? >>> a sailboat goes missing off the coast. a family of four is stranded. we just spoke to the coast guard. we'll tell you what they are saying about the latest search efforts under way. >>> big announcements from the vatican over night as the pope gets ready to step down. >>> relive from sunnyvale where yahoo will put a controversial policy in place. >>> i thank everyone in the movie, worked on the movie, did anything on this movie. >> hollywood wraps up its award season. ktvu channel 2 news continues. >>> we are ready. good morning it's monday, february 25th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. it's warm. it will warmer. >> by the e. of the week. the end of the week looks really warm. there is no rain in sight that is for sure. temperatures 30s and 40s. still c
FOX
Feb 18, 2013 5:00pm PST
tonight, ktvu's eric rasmussen is live in the city with more. >> reporter: this afternoon the postal service sent me this sheet saying how they could make money off of this conference next month. it calls for work shops and other meetings and a dance party, a dinner event and a golf tournament. >> the conference in march tees off with golf. the four day conference draws 4,000 people and 400 of them will be staffers of the u.s. postal service. including the postmaster general. documents show the travel, $220,000, and others will cost $2.2 million. the hotels, $300 a night before the government discount. documents show beyond the meetings and golf there will be music, entertainment and a banquet featuring the foods of fisherman's wharf and china town. one group says they shouldn't do this. >> they need to be concerned and maybe be concerned about rationing back some of their activities. >> the post office said the conference in san francisco will make money by creating future business and new sales lead. the postal service said they would have to pay for golfing and will shoulder other
FOX
Feb 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
bratton for 530 and if anything breaks we will have it for you live. eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the search for chris dorner has lead to a naval facility in southern california being put on lock down. s.w.a.t. teams swarmed over point loma today. officials say chris dorner staid in a hotel on the base on tuesday night. they say chris dorner left the navy and may have military identity. officials do not believe chris dorner is still on the base but say that facility will remain locked down till he is caught. >> law enforcement is using a key tool to alert the public about the man hunt for chris dorner. it is called a bluelert. ktvu's rob roth -- blue alert. ktvu's rob roth has more. for the california highway patrol and law enforcement the blue alert is still active as the man hunt continues. >> reporter: if you were driving on freeways this morning you may have seen signs like this which the chp call as bluelert. it urged anyone -- blue alert it urged anyone who saw the truck to call authorities. the california highway patrol allowed us to ride with them. each has a picture o
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Feb 6, 2013 6:00pm PST
bundle tv and internet. rethink possible. this is ktvu channel two news at six. >>> only on two tonight we speak to kevin collins mother and sister says police officially named a person of interest in his disappearance nearly 30 years ago. the disturbing details please share today about a man who they say it may be involved. good evening everyone. >> i am julie and her san francisco police say man with a history of kidnapping and molesting children is a person of interest in the kevin collins kidnapping case and he was questioned about the disappearance of 10 -year-old kevin collins 1984 and investigators say they recently discovered the same man has been arrested in san francisco two years earlier under the name, wayne jackson and spent six months in jail for felony lewd acts on a child. basso learned he was on the run from police in canada and under another name. >> he was wanted in canada under the name of raymond williams stuart for 1973 incident when he kidnapped and sexually assaulted two juveniles. >> he died in san francisco 2008 of natural causes. last week investigator
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Feb 4, 2013 5:00pm PST
are feeling as the stadium takes shape. reporting live, health and science editor john fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. >> super bowl game was the third most watched program in history. 108.4million tvs were towned to the game -- tuned to the game. those super bowls and the finale of máaásáh are the only to top that mark. >>> officials still don't know what caused the power to go out dooring that game. >> cameras were rolling inside the stadium's control room at the moment the blackout occurred. >> all right. we lost lights. all right. we are going to a manual -- >> power throughout the superdome was disrupted long with half of the lighting. it happened just after the start of the 3rd quarter. lasted for 35 minutes. the power came back after the system recycled. nfl commissioner roger goodel said it was not called by beyonce's performance. according to managers, an abnormality happened outside the stadium. no safety issues occurred. >>> it is not the way the team wanted to leave new orleans but the 49ers have put the big easy behind them. ktvu's joe fonzi is live in new orleans, you
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Feb 1, 2013 6:00pm PST
, robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >> we have new information tonight in a story we told you about last night. it involves a purse snatcher in san rafel whose intended victim fought back. they've arrested myia simmons. she was taken into custody yesterday in connection with a failed robbery and kidnapping case. investigators say they recognized simmons as the purse snatcher from north gate mall over the weekend. >> a san jose police s.w.a.t. team arrested a man who they called a violent career criminal wanted for attempted murder. the mobile emergency response group and equipment unit carried out the operation at center and lewis roads. police say 30-year-old mitchell pope has gang ties and is a suspect in at least two shootings. investigators spent two months trying to track him down. they say he changed his appearance frequently and managed to avoid capture until today. >> we're able to get him surrounded in a house, they tossed some noise flash devices, convinced him after 30 minutes to come out and surrender. >> san jose police also arrested four other people at the home on unrelate
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Feb 14, 2013 10:00pm PST
there live and take you firsthand the grueling conditions that passengers experienced on board. >>> ktvu news has learned new information about allegations that san francisco public utility works were viewing pornography and gambling all on the taxpayers job. 15 water the president supervisors are involved. they're accused of sharing pornographic images and gambling. >>> police in santa rosa and roner park are comparing notes after back to back robberies. as you can see in these surveillance photos the suspect appears to be the same individual. he is described as latino with a goatee and a stocky build. he also match it is transcription from a robbery at a chase bank in santa rosa two weeks ago. >>> in danville today, police arrested a man in suspicion of burglarizing a home in his own neighborhood. he faces several charges. one neighbor said one home was burglarized more than once. the suspect is being held tonight at the martinez detention facility. >>> on this valentine's day we found evidence that romance can be good for business and in some cases very good for business. amber lee is
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Feb 11, 2013 12:00pm PST
the end of the month, right in the middle of the holy see son the lent. ktvu's alex savidge -- season of lent. ktvu's alex savidge has more with this means to the catholics in the bay area. >> reporter: well, good afternoon. pope benedict xvi decided to step down, he said, because he just doesn't have the mental and physical strength to lead the catholic church at 85 years of age. parishioners here at st. mary's cathedral in san francisco, certainly caught offguard. many respect the decision. some believe he should have waited until after the easter holiday. the first pope to voluntarily resign in more than 700 years. pope benedict xvi made the stunning announcement this morning from the vatican. it came as a surprise even to his closest advisers. >> absolutely shocked. >> reporter: this was the reaction from the communications director at san francisco's catholic diocese. he says this -- he says this is a wise decision given that the pope feels it would hamper his ability to lead. >> it takes a lot of humility. here he is one of the most powerful people on the planet, in terms of a 1
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Feb 18, 2013 10:00pm PST
at the uc berkeley campus. amber lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> more details now this isn't the first such controversy for the cal basketball program. in 1993, the school's athletic director was fired. >>> police say there were called to a homeless encampment near the food next door on industrial parkway about 6:30 this evening. officers say that's where they discovered the woman's body. one woman said she was known as deedee or hope. at this point they have not determined a cause of death. >>> we are finally on storm watch tonight after weeks of dry weather. at this hour the rain is starting to move into the bay area from the northwest with the main event expected to arrive for tomorrow morning's commute. we have team coverage for you tonight. our chief meteorologist bill martin is tracking the storm in our weather center. but we begin in fairfax with ken wayne and why water agencies say more water is needed. >> reporter: the rain is picking up at times, it is much colder tonight. a big change from the dry warm weather we've been having lately. dry clouds started rolling over t
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Feb 14, 2013 11:30pm PST
experienced on board. >>> ktvu news has learned new information about allegations that san francisco public utility works were viewing pornography and gambling all on the taxpayers job. 15 water the president supervisors are involved. they're accused of sharing pornographic images and gambling. >>> police in santa rosa and roner park are comparing notes after back to back robberies. as you can see in these surveillance photos the suspect appears to be the same individual. he is described as latino with a goatee and a stocky build. he also match it is transcription from a robbery at a chase bank in santa rosa two weeks ago. >>> in danville today, police arrested a man in suspicion of burglarizing a home in his own neighborhood. he faces several charges. one neighbor said one home was burglarized more than once. the suspect is being held tonight at the martinez detention facility. >>> on this valentine's day we found evidence that romance can be good for business and in some cases very good for business. amber lee is live now in walnut creek where she went looking for couples out celebrating
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Feb 12, 2013 10:00pm PST
overnight to determine whether the body is dorner's. ktvu news. >>> stay with ktvu and ktvu.com for continuing coverage. we will bring you developments out of southern california as they happen. >>> now to tonight's state of the union address before a joint session of congress and president obama's question to lawmakers. >> together we have cleared away the rubble of crisis and we can say with renewed confidence that the state of our union is stronger. >> reporter: ktvu's jaquelin fell is at the capital. >> reporter: the president wants to grow and strengthen the middle class. he says that he can create jobs without growing the nation's debt. >> it is our unfinished task to restore the basic bargain that built this country. the idea that if you work hard and meet your responsibilities you can get ahead. >> reporter: president obama is calling for a higher minimum wage expanding early education and spending more to fix the road's infrastructure this without adding to the nation's debt. >> it's not a bigger government we need but a smarter government that sets priorities and invests i
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Feb 5, 2013 10:00pm PST
. happening now, ktvu's ken wayne is live along ross station road in forestville where he's learned the three male victims were found together in a back bedroom of that house. ken-- >> reporter: julie, homicides in this part of the area are rare, homicides are unheard of. the chief tells us he has not heard of one since the 1980s. investigators have been going in and out of the area. three men were shot and killed here but he is not releasing many details. he does say people associated with the victims are cooperating with authorities. and that hopefully will lead to the identity of the person or persons responsible for this crime. investigators say this was not a murder suicide but they would not say much more about the crime scene. >> there did not appear to be a struggle and they died of gunshot wounds. >> kind of an execution style. >> i'm not going to discuss. >> reporter: is it a murder suicide? >> it is not a murder suicide. >> reporter: the bodies found together in one bedroom of the one of the houses in this property. the area is surrounded by dense vegetation. the detective wa
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Feb 11, 2013 6:00am PST
effected. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning. welcome to a brand new day it is monday, february 11th i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. let's check with steve paulson. i haven't been up skiing yet. it feels like the winter is done. >> don't say that. >> i hope not. >> maybe another month and a half here. this week and the rest of the month not looking promising for any rain. it looks better for sunshine and warmer temps. that means temperatures will warm up today. here is sal. >>> good morning. if you are driving on 80 westbound, it looks pretty good. it's getting a lot more crowded. noticeably more crowded. also this morning we are looking at the toll plaza. you can see some of the lanes are already crowded. they are just about to turn on the metering lights and we are getting in for a jam packed monday start. it is 6:01 let's go back to the desk. >>> we begin with our breaking news. leader of the roman catholic church resigning. the first pope to do so in nearly 600 years. ktvu tara moriarty joins us from san francisco wit
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Feb 8, 2013 12:00pm PST
. >>> this is ktvu channel 2 news at noon. >> fairfield police make an arrest in the killing of a 13- year-old girl found strangled one week ago today. >>> good afternoon, i am tori campbell. >>> fairfield police have announced an arrest no the killing of a 13-year-old girl, john elogy conway alespecially found strangled in a park last friday. noel walker joins us live from fairfield where police just held a press conference. noel. >> reporter: tory coming to you live from the chambers where they just ap wrapped up. this is the photo of the suspect, his name is anthony lamar jones, 32 years old from fairfield, he was arrested for that. she was found a week ago today, her naked body found in a park by a passerby. today they released scant details still keeping things close to the vest but here is what they had to say minutes ago. >> jones was identified as a suspect early on in this case, since that time he has been under 24 hour surveillance, therefore there was no danger to public during the investigation. we have evidence linking jones to this homicide and we believe at this time h
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Feb 27, 2013 12:00pm PST
suspected gunman. ktvu's eric rasmussen is live from the newsroom with a summary of some of the new information that we've learned in the press conference. >> right. of course, this was an emotional news conference hearing from the police chief today. moments ago, we're hearing these new details from the sheriff of santa cruz county and some of them are just chilling about what happened yesterday when these two detectives, police detectives, went to check out what the sheriff described as a misdemeanor case of sexual assault, a situation the sheriff said they did not expect that it would be in any significant danger. of course, that comment is made with the caveat that officers working the street understand that at all times there's a chance that their lives are in danger. but in this particular case, the sheriff suggested that they weren't especially worried about going out to check out this man, 35-year-old jeremy goulet. the sheriff says that they were killed at his doorstep and that upon further investigation, there had been witness statements that weren't rerelayed to -- relaye
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Feb 2, 2013 6:00pm PST
. football fans spent the day finalizing their super bowl plans. we have live team coverage, ktvu alley rasmus tells us how fans in the bay area are preparing but we begin with ken wayne live in the big easy with the last-minute rush to see the big game in person. >> reporter: you can see the giant roman numerals set up here that people can stop by and take pictures of. a lot of people are out here having a good time and enjoying live music going on. not all of these people are going to be able to go to the actual game. in fact, if you want a ticket, there is still time to get one, but those tickets are going fast. some say the big easy got its nickname because it is an easy town to make a buck. but getting a super bowl ticket the day before the big game is not so easy. >> i had a pocketful of cash but i would much rather do it with a legitimate ticket broker and know i'm getting a real ticket than some of the counterfeits that are out there. >> reporter: mark made a last- minute decision to fly from the bay area to new orleans. without a super bowl ticket, he hit canal street looking t
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Feb 7, 2013 12:00pm PST
area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 news at noon. >> an intense man hurnt is underway in southern california right now for an ex-cop who authorities say went on a king rampage. good afternoon, i am tory campbell. thousands of police officers throughout southern california and nevada are hunting for a former l.a. cop. police say the fired officer has been on a shooting rampage that has left three dead and several others injured. sal castaneda joins us now from the newsroom with more on the suspect and his dangerous crime spree. >> reporter: tory, the suspect is a tomorrow los angeles police officer who was fired in 2008 for making false statements. he is suspected of killing two people over the weekend and then shooting and killing a riverside police officer this morning. 33-year-old christopher dorner is described as an african american man, 6'0," 270 pounds, last seen driveing a gray nissan pickup truck. he was seen here with then police chief william bratton, the police advisor relm hired by oakland. police say his crime spree began sunday night when he shot
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Feb 22, 2013 12:00pm PST
now. this is ktvu channel 2 news at noon. >> god is good all the time. i am so proud that god brought him through. >> a grateful mother at a bay area courthouse after learning her son will by rested after being falsely convicted years ago. >>> good afternoon, i am tori campbell, a man in prison for nearly 7 years could be released today. brian flores joins us live to let us know why even prosecutors now say the inmate should be cleared. >> reporter: right, tori, ronald ross spend close to 7 years at the prison for a crime that both sides say he was never a part of. we spoke with his mother this afternoon and she says she could not be any more happier. >> i am overwhelmed. i am just praising the lord or jesus christ or lord and savior that he touched the hearts and souls of people to understand and read and see that ronald was innocent. >> reporter: now cameras were not allowed in the courtroom during the hearing today so these are photos of ronald before he was wrongly convicted. these are provided to us by a group called the innocence project at santa clara university. who about 4 ye
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Feb 12, 2013 12:00pm PST
been the target of a serious crime where several cars were burned. new at noon, ktvu's sal castanedo joins us live from oakland to explain what's happened there now. good afternoon, sal. >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. this is the tree set on fire just a few weeks ago. just a few yards up the street here, this is the tree set on fire last night. there was a car parked here. it caught fire as well. residents say someone is intentionally setting trees on fire and that has them worried about what will happen next about two weeks ago, someone set these trees on fire on nicole street. this is cell phone video. in that fire, several cars and power lines were damaged. last night, two more trees were set on fire, one in the front and the other on the side. we spoke to a man who heard the commotion. >> the first thing i see when i step out is just flames around my car. you see my car. the only car parked there. it was too late. i couldn't do anything to move the car or anything. i just stood there and watched until the firefighters come in and started spraying the trees. >> repor
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Feb 26, 2013 12:00pm PST
. ktvu's sal castanedo spoke with the family and has more on where she was last seen. good afternoon, sal. >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. family members say she was last seen walking to the bus stop on her way to a job interview. 29-year-old samantha has been missing since last tuesday. she's described as a heavy-set samoan woman, 5'8" with short black hair, brown hairs last seen wearing jeans and a gray hoodie. her family says it's out of character for her to be gone for any length of time and not check in. and they also say she may be at risk due to her extreme trusting nature. >> we're worried somebody out there is manipulating her, taking advantage of her, mind controlling. that's our biggest fear. >> reporter: family members say they've been posting fliers, not only in the neighborhood but also at several b.a.r.t. stations and all over the bay area, including san francisco, oakland and san jose. fliers are up at bus stops, convenience stores and other businesses. signs are on polls in the neighborhood since she would off go for walks on the block near her home in hayward. >>
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Feb 26, 2013 7:00pm PST
parents. matt keller ktvu channel 2 news. >> matt, thank you. >>> there is word tonight that a bay area couple missing in peru has been spotted in a remote area of the amazon. concern about the two heightened after they stopped communicating with family and friends a few weeks ago. we get continuing coverage now from ktvu's amber lee. she's live in continue cost county with the statement from family members. ammier. >> gasia we're in front of the home of sister here in concord. his mother released this written statement also posted on the front door. she says in part until we have proof of life we cannot celebrate these rumors and sightings. >> family and friends of garrett and jamie kneel are still waiting to hear from the couple directly. i spoke by phone with han's mother. she told me the family has received phone calls from the u.s. em intas and peruvian government. the officials say the couple have been spotted in a remote village in peru and the two are on a boat on the river and a plane is being sent to find them. a family friend told us everyone is just anxious to hear from the
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Feb 19, 2013 7:00pm PST
on what has been a very bizarre day. reporting live in san lorenzo, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> rapidly-moving weather systems through the bay area. it felt like a lot of rain because it came down for a cum hours hard but didn't last very long. take a look at the rain fall accumulations. there dpoes the main front and look what it leaves behind. 1400 santa rosa, two tenths in san jose. that's not a lot of rain. the system was a cold one. it dropped snoez on bay area peaks as you know. this is the system we're tracking -- i'm tracking right now in this area right -- see this area right here where the tip is. that's moving offshore. as that moves offshore, it could spawn some activity. see just offshore by pigeon point there. the showers are dying down. the cold air is in place and i tell you what, it is going to get downright cold tonight so when i come back in a few minutes, overnielth forecast. i think you're going to be impressed with how really cold it's going to be. >>> people in the south bay tell us they saw a little bit of everything today as robert honda reports a m
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Feb 2, 2013 10:00pm PST
10:00 news on ktvu channel 2. >> it is super bowl eve as the 49ers hit the followed one last time before tomorrow's super bowl in new orleans. >>> in san francisco, the city takes precautions against necessity game-related violence. >> i'm ken pritchett. >> i'm heather holmes and ken wayne is in new orleans. >> the 49ers were busy in new orleans. family and friends surrounded the players aste took to the followed for one final walk through before they balloted the baltimore ravens for the lombardi trophy. we have team coverage of the big match-up covered by latest on the players, including myrick ibaÑez and san francisco steps for the preventing of any game-related velocity. >> reporter: there is a lot of excitement in new orleans. we have these big footballs that are scattered all over the city and as you look around, you can see there is still a lot of active here. there are some here who are bit queasy in the big easy, because they don't have a super bowl ticket, but there is still a lot of excitement, because tomorrow is the big day. what do you do on super bowl eve? you go s
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